Each spring, Carolina celebrates its outstanding faculty members with the University Teaching Awards, recognizing the professors and graduate students who are making an impact in their classrooms. Most of the winners were from the College of Arts & Sciences.
A UNC team led by geologist Tamlin Pavelsky has received $1.5 million from NASA’s Earth Science Division to expand a pilot citizen science program to measure lake water storage from North Carolina to the globe. Pavelsky’s team was one of six chosen from a group of 16 prototype projects at institutions around the country.
On April 23, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced a $10 million commitment from the John William Pope Foundation to support a combination of core areas where Carolina excels: cancer research, multidisciplinary and innovative thinking, excellence in sport and being of and serving the state’s citizens.
Jamie May, former senior associate dean for development and executive director of the Arts and Sciences Foundation, was awarded the William F. Little Award for Distinguished Service to the College of Arts and Sciences in recognition of his extraordinary leadership and service. The honor was presented at an Arts and Sciences Foundation board dinner on …